Wine Tasting Seville – Tasting and Day Tours Sevilla

Wine Tasting Seville – Tasting and Day Tours Sevilla

As the capital of Spain’s Andalusia region, Seville makes an excellent place to try a variety of different wines.

While the city itself may not be a wine-producing region, its proximity to areas like Jerez de la Frontera and Ronda makes it a prime spot to explore a wide variety of Spanish wines. Sherry, a fortified wine from Jerez, is a local favourite and a must-try for anyone visiting the area. But it doesn’t stop there; you’ll also find excellent reds, whites, and even sparkling cava.

Local tapas bars often serve up great wine pairings, giving you a chance to enjoy traditional Andalusian dishes with your glass. For those interested in learning more, several wine shops and tasting tours offer deep dives into the nuances of Spanish wines, from grape types to production methods.

One of the best ways to sample great Andalusian wines is to go on a Seville Tapas tour. Despite the name, these not only include food, but also drinks (most notably wine!).

Seville Wine Tours – Day Trips to Taste Wine

Seville is also an excellent home base to embark on wine tasting tours to surrounding wine regions. Drive just an hour or two from the city to discover scenic vineyards, and magnificent wines.

There are top wine regions reachable as day trips from Seville, including guided tours and cellars to visit. Here are a few of the best:

Seville Wine Tour: Jerez de la Frontera

Less than 1.5 hours southwest of Seville lies Jerez de la Frontera and the legendary Sherry Triangle wine region. Jerez gives you a trifecta of Andalusian attractions – sherry bodegas, elegant architecture, and horses from the Royal Andalusian School.

Visit for:

  • Sherry tastings and bodega tours
  • Tapas and gourmet dining among orange trees
  • Flamenco shows and cultural experiences
  • Exploring Moorish and Gothic architecture

Top sherry bodegas like González Byass, Lustau, and Emilio Lustau offer tours and tastings in Jerez. Don’t miss trying Velo Pedro Ximénez!

Jerez Wine Tasting Day Trip

Jerez and Cadiz Wine Tasting & Horse Show Day Trip Tickets

On this 10-hour day trip from Seville, you’ll first visit Jerez de la Frontera, known for its world-famous sherry. Your guide will walk you through a top wine cellar, teaching you how sherry is made, from the soil it grows in to the traditional techniques used in its production. You’ll even get to taste different kinds of sherry. If you choose the option, you can also watch a stunning horse dance show at the Royal Andalucían School of Equestrian Art. The show is known as one of the best equestrian ballets in the world, featuring choreography that combines traditional and cowboy styles. Next, you’ll drive along the beautiful Costa de la Luz to reach Cadiz, a city famous for its 17th-century Neoclassical cathedral. A local guide will show you around the city centre, and then you’ll have some free time to grab lunch and explore Europe’s oldest city at your own pace.

Half-Day Wine Tour in Andalusia

On this short trip (it isn’t as far away as the other day trips from Seville), you’ll head southwest from Seville into rural Andalusia to visit classic wineries. Sample wines and get the lowdown on how they’re made. Take in the gorgeous scenery along the way as you travel the countryside just outside Seville centre. The excursion will pick you up from your hotel in Seville and drop you off again, and with it being just half a day, you can easily make it back in time for a siesta before more sightseeing!

Wine Tours in Seville/Andalusia

Half-Day Wine Tour in Andalusia

– Embark on a wine tour and tasting guided by a local viticulturist
– Learn about how wines from south-west Andalusia are made
– Taste local Andalusian wines

Extra Day Trip Destination: Montilla-Moriles

Around an hour and a half drive southeast from Seville is the Montilla-Moriles DO wine zone. Its claim to fame? Big, lush red wines made from Tempranillo and Pedro Ximénez grapes.

Visit for:

  • Powerful, oaked reds at small bodegas
  • Charming small town vibes away from crowds
  • Moorish-Baroque castle and architecture
  • Flamenco heritage and museum in Lucena

Alvear and Pérez Barquero are top bodegas in the region to book tours and sample velvety reds and amontillado sherries.

Tips for Wine Touring and Tasting in Seville

  • Have a solid breakfast – you’ll be tasting on an empty stomach.
  • Don’t worry about etiquette, be enthusiastic and curious.
  • Stay hydrated with water between wines, especially in the summer heat of southern Spain.
  • Take notes or photos to remember standout bottles.
  • Pack snacks and sun protection!